Bhadra Fort is a striking monument that bears the hallmark of Indo-Saracenic style of architecture. Located near eastern banks of Sabarmati River, the impressive fort was built after the establishment of Muzaffarid dynasty. Built in red stone, the fort is set in the walled city area of Ahmedabad.
Founder of Ahmedabad, Ahmed Shah had built the Bhadra Fort in 1411 Ad which was named so due to the presence of the famed Bhadrakali temple near it. Spanning over an area of 43 acres, the fort is also referred to as Aark Fort. Ahmed Shah had ruled over Gujarat Sultanate from 1411 till 1442.